Always hold onto hope.永远心怀希望
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Living with a black dog 与“黑狗"相伴的日子

Living with a black dog 与“黑狗"相伴的日子
What not to say or do.
不要这么说或做。
You may well be right when you say.
这样说很可能是对的。
"It's all in your head!"
“这都是你的想象!”
But don't say it,
但不要这么说,
leave that up to the professionals.
把这些留给专业人士去处理。
"Be a man!"
“爷们点儿!”
This certainly doesn't help.
这种话肯定没有用。
Especially if they are one already.
特别在对方已经是个爷们儿的时候。
Depression is sometimes referred to as the "Black Dog".
有时人们会用“黑狗”这个词来指代抑郁症。
Just like a real dog,
其实它和真的狗-样,
it needs to be embraced, understood, taught new tricks,
and ultimately brought to heel.
需要拥抱、理解、训练新技能,最终被驯服。
Depression is an illness, not a sign of weakness.
抑郁症是一种疾病,不是软弱的表现。
Don't be an armchair general who gives unfounded advice and orders.
不要纸上谈兵,给一些毫无根据的建议和要求。
Being thoughtful and kind will never go amiss.
体贴一点,友善一点,这些准没有错。
But don't try and jolly them along.
但不要试图让他们开心起来。
It can often make them feel worse.
这通常会让他们觉得更糟。
Don't point out that there are people in this world far worse off than them。
不要说这世上有人比他们惨得多。
It just adds to their feelings of guilt and hopelessness.
这只会加重他们的负罪感和绝望感。
Good things to say and do.
这么说或做就对了。
Be sensitive about how you approach the subject.
对如何去触碰这个话题要体察入微,敏感谨慎。
A lot of people aren't used to talking about their mental health, or lack of it.
很多人不习惯谈论他们的心理健康,或是从不提及。
Crossing that line simply means you care.
跨过那条界线,只是意味着你真的关心。
Try not talking.
试着不要说话。
Instead grow your ears and open your heart.
而是敞开心扉去倾听。
Really being there for someone without opinion or judgment is one of the best gifts you can ever give.
真心陪在他们身边,不要表态或判断,是你能给予他们最好的礼物之一。
And finally the most important aspect in this journey is to constantly remind each other.
在整个过程中最重要的是时刻提醒彼此。
It will pass.这一切会过去的。
It will pass.会过去的。
It will pass.会过去的。
If you have a Black Dog in your life,
如果你的生活中也有一条黑狗,
get help寻求帮助,
be helped接受帮助,
And always hold onto hope.永远心怀希望。